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King Abdullah meets with US energy secretary

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz met with US Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman today.

In a press conference in Riyadh Friday evening, Bodman commented that the International Energy Forum (IEF) has the potential to play an important role in enhancing cooperation between oil producers and consumers. The secretary also said that he and Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Al-Naimi reviewed means of increasing the capacity of Saudi refineries in the United States.